The Jordaan

The Jordaan District of Amsterdam is very popular with artists and students, sort of a Greenwich Village.  Built during the early 19th century boom days it was an area for low income workers to live.  Neglected for decades, it was scheduled to be demolished in the 1970s to make way for new development, when the neighborhood came together and protested the plan.  Now the area is being restored as yuppies take over.  The Jordaan is mostly residential with cafes, restaurants, antique shops, and bookstores.  The small amount of traffic in the area makes it very quiet and pleasant to stroll around.

Note: The Jordaan is the perfect place for a leisurely stroll or some window shopping in one of Amsterdam's more delightful districts.

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